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    Friday-Sunday, August 19-21 | Montgomery Fest Returns After 2 Year Hiatus



    The tradition of the Montgomery Fest continues, celebrating its 37th year in 2022. The event, located in Montgomery Park ( 301 N. River St.), is set along the banks of the Fox River in the heart of the historic Mill District of Montgomery, IL.

    For decades, Montgomery Fest has brought together neighbors, friends, and families to enjoy a weekend of old-fashioned summer fun. The fest offers a wide variety of activities and events, including live entertainment, carnival, food vendors, beer tent, petting zoo, parade, car show, carp fishing derby, and is topped off with a spectacular firework show across the river.

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

    4-10P | Beer Tent, Carnival, Food Vendors
    5-10:30P | FREE Shuttle from 2 Convenient Locations

    ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP
    4-5:15P | Who We Are | Acoustic Duo
    5:30-7:30P | Kovac & Company | Early 80’s MTV Experience
    8-10P | Semple | High Energy Cover Band 70s to Today

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

    10A-10P | Food Vendors
    11A-10:30P | FREE Shuttle from 2 Convenient Locations  
    12-10P | Carnival
    12-10P | BeerTent

    FUN FOR ALL AGES
    10-10:45A | Mr. Freeze Science Show sponsored by Fermilab
    10A-12P | Chalk with a Cop | Montgomery Police Department
    10A-7P | River Street Craft Fair & Market
    11A-7P | Car Show at Austin Park
    11A-7P | Petting Zoo

    ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP
    11A-12:30P The Lennys | Rock & Roll, Surf, Rockabilly
    1-3P The Wayouts60s Garage Rock
    3:30-5P Voyage Rocks | Arena Rock
    5:30-7:30P Cadillac Groove | Blues, Soul, Rock, and R&B 
    8-10P Nashville Electric Company | Country Hits

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

    10A-9P | Food Vendors
    11A-10:30P | FREE Shuttle from 2 Convenient Locations*
    12-9P | Carnival
    12-9P | Beer Tent
    *During the parade (approximately 12:30-2:30P) the shuttle from the west location, Lakewood Creek Elementary School, will drop off west of Main Street on Webster.

    FUN FOR ALL AGES
    6A-2P | 36th Annual Carp Fishing Derby
    8:45-9:45A | Church in the Park with New Life Montgomery
    10-10:45A | Yoga on the Fox with Oswego Neighborhood Bar
    11A-7P | Petting Zoo
    1P | Parade Step-Off – Parade Map
    9P | Fireworks

    LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
    11A-12:30P | South of Disorder | Buffet Band
    2-4P | Evil Burrito | Power Pop
    4:30-6:30P | Planet Groove | The 60s to Today
    7-9P | Hi-Infidelity | 80s Cover Band

    Montgomery Park located just west of the Fox River at 301 N. River St. The Car Show (Saturday) is located in Austin Park, just east of the river, at 1345 S. Broadway. 



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